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I Am Married to a Alcoholic

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    I Don't Know What To Do

    My husband and I have been married for 7 years been together for 10. We met through friends and then he got a job at the same place I worked at. We started a relationship. Before I met him he was a coke addict. The reason he moved to the city I was living in, was for him to get...
    jsjabs2003 jsjabs2003 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    Hi my name is Tina :   i have been married for twenty three years to a A ucoholic husband.  he drinks wild turkey 101 straight.  he has a good job.  he only has a year and half to go to retirement.  last feb. his job caught him drinking on job.  sent him to rehabe for three...
    eltontfe eltontfe 51-55 1 Response Jan 15, 2011

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    I'm Going Crazy!

    I am going crazy. He has been laid off now for what 2 weeks. Drunk all but one night! Last night he was drunk and high, and had to be messing with things. He was doing something under the kitchen sink. Next thing I know he was out playing with his old broke down car and my...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 7 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    My Husband the Alcoholic.

           My husband has been a alcoholic for at least 26 of his 46 years of life. I truly believe you can be born an alcoholic as his mother drank while pregnant with him. She passed many years ago due to her drinking. That hasn't slowed him one bit...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    My husband is the most caring

    and loving husband to me and our daughter. He knows he has a drinking problem. When he drinks he always apologize the next morning for doing it and promises to quit. Last night was the last straw, He lied about having a business meeting and then he stopped picking up my calls...
    seashellaa seashellaa 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    If you can't change someone.

    ..how are you supposed to just watch them self-destruct?
    Alfabitzz Alfabitzz 36-40, F Jan 21

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    I Hate the Alcoholic.

    I am married to an active alcoholic who is getting considerably worse as time goes on.  He has been diagnosed with a fatty liver and has doubled his intake since being diagnosed with this condition. My biggest regret was not leaving him when are son was small.  My son...
    4Tess 4Tess 46-50 2 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    Yes I do. I have been married for 9 yrs and seem to have lost that should have been there. I crave intimacy and don't know if I am going to get it.
    sweetgal42 sweetgal42 41-45, F 1 Response 17 mins ago

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    I have struggled with my husband's disease for at least 25 years of the 36 we've been married. I never realized that I married into this disease, as I was always the kind of...
    Stndingrl Stndingrl 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I've been married for 17 years to my alcoholic husband. His drinking is completely destroying our family. Tomorrow he goes to court for driving on a suspended license initially...
    winterqueen76 winterqueen76 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I have been married for 15 years. The crossdressing came out about 8 years ago. I was really supportive and loving about it. Felt sorry for Husband that he had had to hide it all...
    LadyLana39 LadyLana39 51-55, F 6 Responses Aug 1

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    My hubby just left for Montana this morning to work. I'm sad and I already miss him. I don't even know when I'll see him again :( Until then my daughter and I have to stay with a...
    Rzrbldksss81 Rzrbldksss81 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    First of all, "I am an alcoholic and addict" Secondly, I'm a sixteen year old girl, I've been addicted to cutting for 5/6 years, addicted to sex for 2 years, addicted to weed for...
    RavenEP RavenEP 16-17, T Aug 22

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    My husband and I have been married for 20 years. He didn't start drinking heavily until one of his childhood friends tragically died around 10 years ago. He doesn't still drink...
    Michol84 Michol84 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am 20 years old and my mother has been an alcoholic for as long as I can remember. She has a spilt personality when she's been drinking, she's very angry, aggressive and selfish...
    Bethy94 Bethy94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I have been in a relationship for 9 years with a man I truly love and couldn't see my life without. However, I feel he truly is an alcoholic, although I never saw it before, maybe...
    karma553 karma553 26-30, F Aug 5

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    My Boyfriend/Father of my daughter is an alcoholic. I left him a little over 3 weeks ago for a week. I came back because he said he was sober and was going to AA. The day I came...
    Blossom717 Blossom717 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    My husband is a functioning alcoholic. He drinks every single day. When he isn't working he starts drinking as soon as he wakes up, usually around 7am and doesn't stop until the...
    gardenlilly1976 gardenlilly1976 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    i think im an alcoholic - i drink as early as 8 in the morning, not all the time. Usually i will start after lunch. I drink between 8-12+ units a day. Every day i wake u and say...
    blondeandblue blondeandblue 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    My dad was an alcoholic who was also using meth during the early years of my childhood. No one explained his situation to me until I was in my teens. It kinda sucked. Alcohol can...
    whatsmyageagain23 whatsmyageagain23 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    The worst thing about admitting you're an alcoholic is that people will expect you to want to stop drinking.
    PurplePowerRanger PurplePowerRanger 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    I'm an alcoholic. I just...felt the need to say that and don't know how to feel now that I've said that. Oh boy.
    Lucile199 Lucile199 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I Know that I am an alcoholic. I know that. I want to give up but I can't. I'm very tired of keeping this secret. But I'm afraid of stopping. I'm 22 and don't want to miss out. But...
    nautistar10 nautistar10 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder because of him.......my mom divorced him when I was 7. I was devestated...that was my dad. My hopes went up after a while- he...
    Jackiebh Jackiebh 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My dad is an alcoholic and has been in jail like 7 times for drunk driving. He was never really there as a child cuz he was either out gambling away all our money or in jail. He...
    butterflyannah butterflyannah 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My girlfriend is an alcoholic. I love her dearly. She's in rehab now and has been for a month. I'm so proud of her, and I pray she comes out all the better for it. We verbally...
    eammat eammat 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Until now, I have felt completely lost when it comes to understanding certain aspects of my significant other. We are in a committed, long-term relationship, and I love and care...
    nic225 nic225 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm 27, with no kids.....just a dog. I've been married for almost 2 years, but I've been unhappy the entire time. We were together for 2 years before we got married, and I was...
    wishihadatimemachine wishihadatimemachine 26-30, F Aug 12

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    I think it's really sad that I've seen alot of women get romantically involved with married men. As a single person like myself, I feel like it's not really worth it because you're...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Aug 15

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    If you are married and try to flirt with me or whatever that is inappropriate keep it moving. I will not talk to a married man that made a sacred vowel before God, I feel like its...
    bootsie85 bootsie85 26-30, F Jul 30

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    i have been with my fiance for almost 3 years and we decided to get married this year. the wedding is 8/30. i am 20 and she is 22. we love each other and i want nothing more than...
    thatguyoverthere93 thatguyoverthere93 18-21, M Aug 13

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    I met my wife through a Christian dating service called "Equally Yoked." I wanted to meet someone who had the same beliefs and values as I did. She and I hit it off from the first...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 31

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    Of course we have self doubt & yes, I share that self doubt about getting married again. I was married for 12 yrs & divorced now for 4. I would love to get married again one day...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    My wife and I have been married since 1973. I love her as much as (if not more than) the day I married her. I would never even think of cheating on her! We have an adult married...
    RockinPop60 RockinPop60 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I am not married. I can't really see it ever happening to be honest. If I did ever get married I would want a very low-key affair. I hate being the centre of attention so the idea...
    SarcasticCommentLoading SarcasticCommentLoading 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i love a guy.. i'm loving him since 5 years.. n he love me too.. but i behaved in such a way that he never knew that i love him.. after 5 long years i decided to confess.. since he...
    9lilly 9lilly 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    Internet is full of stories of people falling in love with someone else while married to their husband or wife's. Most of the stories proclaim that their husbands or wives were...
    arwhap13 arwhap13 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 31

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    I am getting married tomorrow! I wasn't able to sleep more than a few hours last night because of the nerves and excitement is building up inside of me. Everything is planned and...
    timeline112 timeline112 18-21, F 12 Responses Aug 1

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    I got married today! I have a husband! Unfortunately no honeymoon can happen yet, but I am MARRIED! I've always wanted this day to happen, and now it has, and it's been and gone...
    timeline112 timeline112 18-21, F 12 Responses Aug 2

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    Two years ago today I married the most wonderful man in the world. It is hard to believe how fast the time has gone, or just how blessed I am to be married to my best friend.
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    water4elephants water4elephants 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I am about to do something very stupid. We've been working together for over a year, which has been great because sometimes I think he is the only one there who knows what he's...
    hopelesssness hopelesssness 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Hi , I am a married man from Singapore. I need to tell you how I feel. I am married. the thing is deep inside, I crave a macho man. I wish I have a man to love me and understand...
    gurchaaran gurchaaran 31-35, M Aug 7

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    Married 5 years now to the most perfect woman. Could not imagine not being married to her.
    galdran galdran 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 9

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    i dont want to have kids cuz of money i dont want to have a wife i dont want to get married and my mom wont let me move out untill im married
    unlimtedgamers unlimtedgamers 13-15, M Aug 10

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    I am finding this hard as I can't really talk to anyone about my situation. About 4 weeks ago a guy at work gave me his number. I have liked this guy for nearly 2 years. I had been...
    Daisydukes79 Daisydukes79 31-35, F Aug 13

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    I have never wanted to get married even as a child the dress or other wedding things. I lived with my ex for 26 years neither cheated but seen many marriages come and go. Some...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 2 Responses